Early modern recipe books

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Early modern recipe books
This project, a collaboration between the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC and the Wellcome Collection in London, contains digitized manuscript recipe books from the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries. It is funded by a grant to the Folger from the University of Sheffield as part of the AHRC-funded US-UK Food Digital Scholarship Network. The goal of the project is to provide a freely available platform for repositories to make their early modern manuscript recipe books available for crowdsourced transcription.
College of Physicians of Philadelphia: Robert Pryor Richardson notes on the lectures of John Syng Dorsey, 1817 (10a-198)

College of Physicians of Philadelphia: Robert Pryor Richardson notes on the lectures of John Syng Dorsey, 1817 (10a-198)

One volume (64 p.) of an incomplete set of notes on materia medica lectures delivered by John Syng Dorsey. Lectures are numbered 2-8; lecture 2 is dated 17 Nov. 1817. Topics covered include animal life, sympathy, nutrients, vegetable food (grains, roots, fruits), animal food (mutton, wild game,...

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86 pages: 37% complete (99% transcribed, 62% needs review)
English recipe book, 17th century and later MS 8575

English recipe book, 17th century and later MS 8575

Collection of medical and culinary recipes in several hands. The recipes are written into a volume that was originally designed for recording classical exempla, epigrams, or extracts from Roman authors; a few entries have been made under such headings as 'Ars', 'Clementia', and 'Crudelitas'....

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211 pages: 13% complete (70% transcribed, 56% needs review)
London Metropolitan Archives: Recipe Book (CLC/270/MS00558)

London Metropolitan Archives: Recipe Book (CLC/270/MS00558)

A collection of 17th century recipes, in some cases with the name of the donor, which by 1686 was in the possession of Lady Tyrrill.

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524 pages: 50% complete (81% transcribed, 30% needs review)
Medici, Antonio De'

Medici, Antonio De'

Segreti ... esperimentati di sua propria mano tutti verissimi dati, e donati a me Caterina Medici nel Convento delle Murate di Firenze, l'anno 1598. On the third leaf the MS. is described as 'Trattato copioso diviso in due parti, nella prima si insegna il modo da fare tutti i lisci senaza...

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694 pages: 3% complete (7% transcribed, 4% needs review)
MS 244: Dineley/Dyneley (or Dingley/Dyngley), Henry (& others)

MS 244: Dineley/Dyneley (or Dingley/Dyngley), Henry (& others)

Collection of medical receipts in English, with a few in Latin. Preceded by a Calendar, etc., and at the end part of an Armorial by an earlier hand. With additions to the Receipts by later hands. Written mainly in double column: the Calendar in red and black, and the Armorial partly emblazoned,...

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444 pages: 6% complete (10% transcribed, 3% needs review)
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Sample transcription: Lady Ayscough

1 page: 0% complete (100% transcribed, 100% needs review)
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library: Medical recipe book (MSS 03340)

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library: Medical recipe book (MSS 03340)

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172 pages: 36% complete (83% transcribed, 47% needs review)
University of Guelph: Handbound Recipe and Remedy Book (XM1 MS A117045)

University of Guelph: Handbound Recipe and Remedy Book (XM1 MS A117045)

85 pages: 17% complete (100% transcribed, 82% needs review)
University of Guelph: Handbound Recipe and Remedy Book (XM1 MS A117046)

University of Guelph: Handbound Recipe and Remedy Book (XM1 MS A117046)

76 pages: 92% complete (100% transcribed, 8% needs review)
Wellcome Collection: Brumwich, Anne (& others) (MS160)

Wellcome Collection: Brumwich, Anne (& others) (MS160)

Mrs Anne Brumwich her Booke of Receipts or Medicines ffor severall sores and other Infermities. With many additions, by several later 17th cent. hands. The original compiler, Anne Brumwich, writes in an early 17th cent. hand, but some of the additions are much later, one dated 1681 is found...

139 pages: 67% complete (100% transcribed, 32% needs review)
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